• ASL Gumbo pt 2

    “Models are metaphors: ways of seeing one set of behaviors in terms of some other. Of course interpreters are not, never have been, and never will be machines, but if we think of some of the good qualities of efficiently running machines, it is useful to make the analogy. Throughout our brief history we have […]

  • audism

    Racism! Sexism! Ageism! Classism! Audism! Ableism! Anti-Semitism! How many and how much of these “isms” are a part of your core belief system. Are you an unconscious willing participant in the oppression of others? Surprisingly, the interpreting and Deaf Community commit some of the most overt acts of audism. Audism describes the mentality that to […]

  • bible sign how

    Have you ever been asked to interpret in a Christian setting and weren’t sure if you would be able to do it? Have you ever gotten up to interpret and gotten lost in all of the religious terminology? During this workshop, the participants will learn how to conceptually interpret religious terminology into ASL and also […]

  • catholic_deaf

    Roman Catholicism! A magnificent faith steeped with centuries of spirituality, humanity, tradition and history. So where does one begin to teach, to interpret, to propagate and to learn all that comprises the Roman Catholic Church of today?. How does one convey the grandness of being a child of God and the love experienced when belonging […]

  • CHI CHI nuts & bolts

    The team dynamics between Certified Hearing Interpreters and Certified Deaf Interpreters is important in the context of successfully facilitating communication between consumers. Steven Hunter discusses best practices, the characteristics of effective teamwork and strategies for a successful team experience. Specific terminology is discussed, as well as, approaches to effective team building. Objectives: Participants will be […]

  • city state country

    This webinar is intended for people who have little or no knowledge of different signs for cities, states, and countries. In this webcast, you will learn the different signs for cities, states, and countries. Objectives: Participants will be able to list the unique sign characteristics of at least ten city, state, or country signs. Participants […]

  • cochlear-implants

    The idea of cochlear implants met with some very embattled beginnings. People in the field of deafness have heard the idea of someone being implanted described in a number of ways as a miracle all the way to genocide and everything in between. In this webinar, we will examine the benefits of a cochlear implant […]

  • criminal_justice

    This webcast will offer a basic to moderate overview of vocabulary that you will run across while interpreting for your local law enforcement. We will discuss how and when we are to facilitate culture mediation, as well as how to maintain our role in uncomfortable situations. During the last hour of this webcast, we will […]

  • D-H team interpreting

    Chris Tester reveals the theoretical framework for interpreting and translation. He will discuss the interpreters’ roles as well as the appropriate interaction during legal assignments. The value of Deaf-Hearing interpreting teams will be discussed and demonstrated, as well as the process of team interpreting. Team member needs will be examined ie. negotiating the responsibilities, processing […]

  • do I do legal

    This workshop will focus within the scope of Legal interpreting. However, we will not discuss the work done inside the courtroom. Lecture will provide a guided discussion on legal areas within every day interpreting assignments and explore the relationship between a case in the court and any legally binding agreements outside of the court. There […]

  • DSM IV-TR to DSM 5

    This three-hour workshop will provide an overview of the DSM-5 revisions, including its development process, changes to the organizational structure, and major revisions to existing diagnoses, as well as the introduction of new disorders from the previous DSM IV-TR This workshop will also inform participants about the elimination of Axis and the new utilization of […]

  • ERY Pt 2

    **This class will begin on April 1, 2019** “Ethics and the Real You – Part 1” OR “The Code: an analytical approach” is a prerequisite for this course.   “Ethics and the Real You – Part 2” is a five-week course involving video lectures and activities you do in your own home or work space. Topics will include Rights, Moral […]

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